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H-1B Cap: Start Planning Today for the H-1B Cap Lottery

It is now time to prepare for the H-1B Cap for Fiscal Year 2020 (FY2020). H-1B petitions filed between April 1, 2019 and April 5, 2019 will be included in the lottery. Demand for the H-1B has steadily increased over the years until FY 2018 and FY 2019, which both had slight drops in petitions from the prior year. See the chart below:

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H-1B Cap Filing Deadline Approaching

April 1st  is quickly approaching and that means H-1B season is upon us. 

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Homeland Security Faces Suit Over H1B Visa Delay

The Department of Homeland Security is unlawfully dragging its feet in approving an H1B visa, management consulting firm McKinsey & Co. alleges in a new lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

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H-1B visa holders vulnerable to abuse, says US think tank

A US think tank has claimed that H-1B workers are "vulnerable to abuse" and frequently placed in "poor working conditions", seeking reforms like substantial increase in wages to those holding the visa, popular among Indian IT professionals. 

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H-1B holders ‘frequently’ placed in poor working conditions: report

H-1B workers are “frequently” placed in poor working conditions and “vulnerable to abuse”, a US think-tank claimed Thursday, seeking reforms such as substantial increase in wages.

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Does Presidential Tweet Portend Positive Developments in H-1B Visa Program?

While the President has long spoken about focusing on bringing the “best and brightest” to the United States, his Administration’s actions over the past year have made it more difficult for companies and individuals to obtain H-1B visas and have not made H-1B workers feel particularly secure in their statuses.

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H-1B lottery rule under final review at White House

The proposed rule to reform the H-1B lottery has moved to the next stage of the regulatory process. 

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H-1B visa rule favouring advance degree holders to impact Indian IT companies: Report


A recent policy change favouring advanced degree holders for visas in US will lead to a hit on IT companies' profitability as the number of H-1B visas approved gets reduced, a report said.

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Suspension of premium processing to affect H-1B visa holders

The recently proposed restrictions on the H-1B work visa, especially the suspension of premium processing of these visas is affecting tech employees in the US and the companies who hire them. 

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How to increase your chances for 2019’s H-1B lottery

Many international students in the US long for their own version of the American Dream.

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